(Sportcom)-Hugo Houle “lost all the rest” in the last 500 meters of Flèche Wallonne on Wednesday, which allowed him to sign 20th The best record of the Astana team.
“I helped them during the entire race. In the last climb, I did my own job to place them. I was a little far away and felt that I still had legs. Therefore, I tried to persevere, and finally, climb The more I do it, the more I climb in the standings,” the Quebecian explained.
Izagirre and Fraile finished the game in 23rd and 27th respectively. Swiss Mark Sisch (Sunweb) won the French Benoît Cosnefroy (AG2R-La Mondiale) and Canada’s Michael Woods (EF Pro bike) in the sprint race.
Although he managed to improve the standings, Holler believes that if he could complete the final climb better, he could have done better. Despite everything, he is still very satisfied with his performance.
“My legs are very good, and I have a good body. I attacked rock climbing too long, which took me some energy. He said: “Among such great classic works, it is still a good one for me. Achievement. “
Flèche Wallonne did a few short climbs at the end of the course, which made Houle satisfied with being able to stand out. “Normally, I can’t keep up with the best situation. “It’s very steep,” the Sainte-Perpétue cyclist added, and he was also happy to see his compatriot Woods board. Podium.
Holler will resume operations against Liege-Bastogne-Liège, Belgium on Sunday.
In addition, due to the COVID-19-related situation in the Netherlands, the second stage of the BinckBank tour that Guillaume Boivin participated in was cancelled. Therefore, the organization decided to change the route of this time trial in order to stay in Belgium.
The game will restart on Thursday, and the time trial will finally take place on Friday. The BinckBank tour will end on Saturday, with a total length of 184 kilometers. On Tuesday, Boivin found himself in a major car accident and finished 120th.